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Dutch party leaders vote in many-horse race

Most of the attention, as the Dutch went to the polls on election day, has been on the two frontrunners: the centre-right VDD party of Prime Minister Mark Rutte, and the far-right Party of Freedom (PV

Most of the attention, as the Dutch went to the polls on election day, has been on the two frontrunners: the centre-right VDD party of Prime Minister Mark Rutte, and the far-right Party of Freedom (PV

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Wilders: I'm not a hate campaigner

Geert Wilders has insisted his campaign was not based around hate as he cast his vote in the Dutch election.

Geert Wilders has insisted his campaign was not based around hate as he cast his vote in the Dutch election.

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Alain Juppé won't stand in French election

Alain Juppé has ruled himself out of the French presidential race, as his party’s preferred candidate struggles with an employment scandal.

Alain Juppé has ruled himself out of the French presidential race, as his party’s preferred candidate struggles with an employment scandal.

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French elections under scrutiny

With less than two months remaining before the French go to the polls, the run-up to the presidential elections has so far been tainted by scandals.

With less than two months remaining before the French go to the polls, the run-up to the presidential elections has so far been tainted by scandals.

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Northern Ireland votes, but will Westminster prevail?

Northern Ireland votes in an Assembly Election, but with the two main parties at odds, a fresh power-sharing government seems on rocky ground.

Northern Ireland votes in an Assembly Election, but with the two main parties at odds, a fresh power-sharing government seems on rocky ground.

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Northern Ireland election puts power-sharing in the balance

Northern Ireland is holding a snap election after the collapse of its government last month and many see it as a last-ditch attempt to save power-sharing between nationalist and unionist…

Northern Ireland is holding a snap election after the collapse of its government last month and many see it as a last-ditch attempt to save power-sharing between nationalist and unionist…

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French Greens embrace Socialists and start joint presidential campaign

French electors have no environmental presidential candidate to vote for for the first time since the 1960s, with the Greens' man now campaigning alongside the Socialists.

French electors have no environmental presidential candidate to vote for for the first time since the 1960s, with the Greens' man now campaigning alongside the Socialists.

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Wings of change favour Germany's Social Democrats

Martin Schulz, the party's candidate to be chancellor, is riding high in the polls, giving the SPD its best showing in a decade.

Martin Schulz, the party's candidate to be chancellor, is riding high in the polls, giving the SPD its best showing in a decade.

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Topless Femen activist heckles French far-right's Marine Le Pen

France’s far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen has been heckled by a topless Femen activist at a news conference intended to outline her views on foreign policy ahead of the presidential…

France’s far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen has been heckled by a topless Femen activist at a news conference intended to outline her views on foreign policy ahead of the presidential…

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Ecuador election goes to an April run-off

The presidential race in Ecuador is to go to a second round run-off between leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno and ex-banker Guillermo Lasso.

The presidential race in Ecuador is to go to a second round run-off between leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno and ex-banker Guillermo Lasso.

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Le Pen's Paris headquarters searched by police

FN officials have told the Reuters agency the search is connected to an inquiry into the alleged misuse of European Union funds to pay parliamentary assistants.

FN officials have told the Reuters agency the search is connected to an inquiry into the alleged misuse of European Union funds to pay parliamentary assistants.

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Leftist Moreno leads in Ecuador presidential election

Leftist Lenin Moreno leads in Ecuador's presidential election, but he may not have enough votes to avoid a run-off.

Leftist Lenin Moreno leads in Ecuador's presidential election, but he may not have enough votes to avoid a run-off.

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Dutch politician Geert Wilders calls Moroccans "scum"

Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders has launched his election campaign by referring to Moroccans as "scum". Wilders was campaigning in a multi-ethnic district near Rotterdam, which is a stronghol

Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders has launched his election campaign by referring to Moroccans as "scum". Wilders was campaigning in a multi-ethnic district near Rotterdam, which is a stronghol

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Moreno hopes Correa's legacy will carry him to victory in Ecuador

Ecuador's ruling Socialists are hoping Lenin Moreno will be able to carry forward the Correa legacy as the country votes for a new president on Sunday.

Ecuador's ruling Socialists are hoping Lenin Moreno will be able to carry forward the Correa legacy as the country votes for a new president on Sunday.

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Campaigning underway for Dutch election

Observers are predicting the poll will test the anti-establishment sentiment that has swept the UK out of the EU and Donald Trump into the US presidency.

Observers are predicting the poll will test the anti-establishment sentiment that has swept the UK out of the EU and Donald Trump into the US presidency.